I’ve forgotten why I cared: The irrelevance of (un)belief in the gods

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Have you ever asked a question and then, in the course of the ensuring conversation, forgotten why you asked the question in the first place?
I’m feeling like that. I’ve forgotten why I cared whether gods are real. [Read more...]

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7 Guidelines for Herding Pagan Cats

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I don’t know much about organizing people. But I did pick up a few things when facilitating the working group that drafted “A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment”. Here are 7 things I learned. [Read more...]

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What’s On Your Pagan Calendar for 2016?

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What does your Pagan Calendar look like? What special days do you observe in addition to the traditional Wheel of the Year? [Read more...]

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My Eclectic Yuletide Ritual

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My Yuletide ritual this year began on the winter solstice and will culminate with the dawn of the sun on New Year’s day. This ritual has evolved over several years of trial and error and I have worked to integrate the Neo-Pagan winter solstice, Christian Christmas, and secular New Year celebration. [Read more...]

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7 Reasons Why Christmas is Part of My Pagan Wheel of the Year

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1.  Yule is NOT a minor sabbat. “Whenever I hear a Neo-Pagan say that the winter solstice is a ‘minor Sabbat’, I can’t help but roll my eyes.  What makes it ‘minor’?  The fact that Margaret Murray only listed the cross-quarters as witches’ sabbats?  Because Gerald Gardner only added the quarter days as an afterthought? [Read More...]

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Join Taylor Ellwood of Magical Experiments and me tonight as we explore what atheist Paganism is

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Join Taylor Ellwood of Magical Experiments and me tonight at 6 p.m Pacific / 9 p.m. Eastern as we explore what atheist Paganism is. [Read more...]

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